Village of Fort Edward, NY
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fort Edward 9-8-1987 by L.L. No. 3-1987 (Ch. 3 of the 1985 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The intent of the Village Board of Fort Edward is to implement § 1402, Subdivision 3, of the Real Property Tax Law providing for the voluntary termination of the Village's status as an assessing unit, as now provided in the Village Law and the Real Property Tax Law. It is also the intent of this chapter to abolish the position of Board of Assessors and to terminate any and all responsibility as provided by law for the review of the assessments of real property located within the Village of Fort Edward.
On or after the effective date of this chapter, the Village of Fort Edward shall cease to be an assessing unit.
The position of Board of Assessors in the Village of Fort Edward is hereby abolished.
The Board of Assessment Review in the Village of Fort Edward is hereby abolished.
On or after the effective date of this chapter, taxes in the Village of Fort Edward shall be levied on a copy of the applicable part of the assessment roll of the Town of Fort Edward with the taxable status date of such Town controlling for Village purposes.
Within five days of the effective date of this chapter, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fort Edward shall file a copy of such chapter with the Clerk of the Board of Assessors of the Town of Fort Edward and with the State Board of Equalization and Assessment.
This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State; provided, however, that such chapter is subject to a permissive referendum, and the Village Clerk shall forthwith proceed to notice such fact and conduct such referendum if required by law.